Workplace Harassment

Human Resources


Harassment can be based on a variety of factors such as race, sex, and disability. Experiencing an uncomfortable situation in the workplace may be more than an unpleasant event; it may be against the law. This alone is what makes this topic very important for every organization.

OurWorkplace Harassment workshop will give participants the tools to recognize harassment when it occurs. It will help them understand their rights and responsibilities, and create a safe environment for all. Through this workshop participants will recognize that it is necessary for everyone to identify harassment and exercise anti-harassment policies.

Workplace Harassment Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: The Background
The Law
Identifying Harassment
Anti-Harassment Policies

Module Three: Developing an Anti-Harassment Policy
An Anti-Harassment Policy: What Should Be Covered
How Model Policies Work
Steps to a Healthy Work Place
Educating Employees

Module Four: Policies in the Workplace
Anti-Harassment Policy Statements
Employee"s Rights and Responsibilities
Employer"s Rights and Responsibilities

Module Five: Proper Procedures in the Workplace
If You are Being Harassed
If You are Accused of Harassing
The Investigation

Module Six: False Allegations
How to Address the Situation
Monitoring the Situation

Module Seven: Other Options
Union Grievance Procedures
Mediation: Getting Help from Outside Organization
Module Eight: Sexual Harassment
Defining Sexual Harassment
Elements of Harassment
Common Scenarios

Module Nine: Mediation
What is Mediation
Deciding if it is Right
How to Implement

Module Ten: Conflict Resolution
How to Resolve the Situation
Seeing Both Sides
Deciding the Consequence

Module Eleven: The Aftermath
How to Move On
Monitoring the Situation
Learning from Mistakes

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

  • Quick Overview - Workplace Harassment
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Tutorials & Quizzes
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Activities
  • 01-Has a Law Been Broken
  • 02-Identifying Discrimination and Harassment
  • 03-Elements of an Anti-Harassment Policy
  • 04-Is There Anything Missing
  • 05-Education is Key
  • 06-Employer or Employee
  • 07-Confidentiality vs. The Investigation
  • 08-What is Sexual Harassment
  • 09-Mediation Case Study
  • 10-Conflict Resolution
  • 11-How to Write an Anti-Harassment Policy
  • Action Plan
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever